Preterite Verb Tense
Meaning: action took place in the past.


Conjugated Verb Meanings: " did (verb)" or "verb-ed".

Ejemplo: "played" or "did play"


Regular Verb Endings

AR = é aste ó amos aron

ER = í iste ió imos ieron

IR = í iste ió imos ieron



U- Group

Endings: e - iste - o - imos - ieron

endings are the same for all verbs in the U-Group.endings are added to verb after the infinitive is changed.

estar- estuv_tener- tuv_andar- andupoder- pud_poner- pus_saber- sup_
I - Group
*endings: e - iste - o -imos - ieron

hacer - hic
_ (él form = hiz)
venir - vin_querer - quis_
Ser/ Ir
definition: "was/were"or "went"fui, fuiste, fue, fuimos, fueron

J-Group
conducir- conduj
decir- dij + endings ( e, iste, o, imos, eron)
traducir- traduj__
traer- traj


Dar and Ver

dí, diste, dio, dimos, dieron
vi, viste, vio, vimos, vieron

Pedir, Dormir and Morir

Pedí, pediste, pidío, pedimos, pidieron
Dormí, dormiste, durmío, dormimos, durmieron
Morí, moriste, murío, morimos, murieron